• Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

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    TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — The Justice Department's announcement in December that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution — if not silence or opposition — from many tribes. They were reluctant given the...

  • Some California farmers to go without federal water

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government said Friday it won't send any of its reservoir water to the Central Valley for the second straight year, forcing farmers in California's agricultural heartland to again scramble for other sources or leave fields unplanted. Many farmers...

  • NHL players getting an education about blood clots

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    TORONTO (AP) — The doctor told Tomas Fleischmann he might never play hockey again. Blood clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life. Goaltender Tomas Vokoun's left leg was almost 4 inches bigger than his right because of a clot....

  • NBA to release 'last 2 minutes' reports on crunch-time calls

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    NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin revealing whether it determined referees' crunch-time calls to be right or wrong. Starting Monday and continuing throughout the playoffs, the league will release play-by-play reports of all calls and relevant no-calls in the final minutes of close...

  • Canadian bus beheader gets more freedoms

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    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — A man who beheaded a fellow passenger aboard a Greyhound bus in Manitoba seven years ago was granted more freedoms Friday and could eventually be moved into a community group home. A decision by the Manitoba Criminal Code Review Board said Vince Li must...

  • Reaction to death of the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

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    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Reaction to the death of the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who helped transform the University of Notre Dame while serving as its president from 1952 to 1987: ___ "During his lifetime of service to his country, his church, and his beloved University of Notre Dame,...

  • Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself?

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    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month. But in his...

  • Senate passes bill to ensure full funding for Homeland Security for 1 week

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes bill to ensure full funding for Homeland Security for one week.

  • Senate approves 1-week funding bill for Homeland Security

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown. By voice vote late Friday, the Senate backed the bill. It came a few hours...

  • Agency tackles how to regulate pot used in different ways

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    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The agency in charge of implementing Oregon's legal marijuana program said Friday that medical and recreational pot should be subject to the same tracking and testing systems if they're to be sold in the same retail outlets. The five-member Oregon Liquor Control...

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